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Narrative affinities of the lived experiences of asthma and sporting embodiment
"The purpose of this study was to conduct an investigation of the lived experiences of asthma and sporting embodiment in non-elite sportspeople of different ages and levels of ability, involved in a range of sports. Despite ...
Living with Sickle Cell or Beta Thalassaemia Trait: Implications for Identity and Social Life
(University of York, 2014)
Previous policy oriented and sociological research on sickle cell and thalassaemia disorders has tended to focus on how carrier status impacts on reproductive choices or decisions related to antenatal screening. We know ...
Sexuality, gender and the (re)making of modernity and nationhood in Cyprus
This article studies Cypriot LGBs' identity construction processes and understandings of politics amidst the sociopolitical environment within which they are articulated. It does so by addressing a question that is central ...
Ethnicity questions and antenatal screening for sickle cell/thalassaemia (EQUANS) in England : Observation and interview study.
Objectives To describe understandings that mothers and midwives have of ethnicity. To explore barriers to the successful implementation of ethnicity screening questions for sickle cell/thalassaemia. Design Observation ...
Coping with Stigmatised Linguistic Identities: Identity Threat and Ethnolinguistic Vitality among Andalusians
(Taylor and Francis/ Routledge, 2013)
This study is an investigation of the impact of language stigma for identity functioning among speakers of Andalusian Spanish. Fifteen Andalusian Spaniards were interviewed using a semi- structured interview schedule. ...
Caste, social stigma and identity processes
Caste persists as an important socio-psychological phenomenon in many spheres of Indian social life and particularly within village contexts. It is argued that socio-psychological insights into caste identity and caste- ...
Arranged Marriage, Identity and Psychological Wellbeing among British Asian Gay Men
(Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 2013)
The cultural expectation of an arranged heterosexual marriage poses social and psychological challenges for British Asian gay men. This article examines the diary accounts of twelve British Asian gay men concerning their ...
Language and perceptions of identity threat
This study explores how a group of British South Asians (BSA) understood, defined and evaluated languages associated with their ethnic and religious identities, focusing upon the role of language in the negotiation and ...